Shortly after Lady Gaga meets the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet at the 84th Annual U.S. Conference of Mayors on Sunday, reports said that she has been added to a list of hostile foreign forces banned by China’s Communist party.
According to The Guardian, The Dalai Lama is being considered by Chinese rulers as a "separatist" who they claim is considering to split Tibet from China in order to establish theocratic rule there. And this is might the reason why Lady Gaga's meeting with the said spiritual leader causes the Communist party’s mysterious propaganda department to issue "an important instruction" banning her entire repertoire from mainland China.
A spokesperson for China's foreign ministry told Associated Press that The Dalai Lama is visiting other countries to promote Tibet's independence from China, saying, "The purpose of his visits and activities in other countries is just to promote his proposal for Tibetan independence. We hope that people from the international community can be fully aware of his true colours and nature."
The Sinocism, a newsletter that's being run by journalist Bill Bishop that helps people better understand China, have opened up about the issue and claims that Lady Gaga would have gone into her meeting with the spiritual leader with her eyes wide open as to the consequences, saying, "Lady Gaga knew how Beijing would react. Good for her to show some courage, unlike most celebrities who are scared of bullying Beijing now."
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